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# Converting Metric Units of Length, Capacity, and Mass

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Basic Lesson
Introduces the concept of converting units by powers of ten.
Standard: MATH 4
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Intermediate Lesson
This lesson demonstrates the conversion of units between multiple powers of ten.
Standard: MATH 4
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Independent Practice 1
Students practice converting metric units of length, capacity, and mass by powers of ten. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 4
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Independent Practice 2
Another 20 converting metric units of length, capacity, and mass by powers of ten problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 4
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Homework Worksheet
Reviews all skills in the unit. A great take home sheet. Also provides a practice problem.
Standard: MATH 4
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Converting Metric Units of Length, Capacity, and Mass Quiz
10 problems that tests unit conversion skills.
Standard: MATH 4
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Answers for the homework and quiz.
Answers for both lessons and both practice sheets.

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